Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performance website on Microsoft Azure

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We often hear about Kubernetes, App Services, Virtual Machines and more. But did you ever think about using Azure Storage to host your sites? The Static Content Hosting pattern is a cost-effective way to host your websites, combined with a CDN can be incredibly performant! Chris will show how he uses these patterns, along with GitHub Actions to deploy and maintain his podcast.


Chris Reddington

Welsh Tech Geek, Cloud Advocate, Musical Theatre Enthusiast and Improving Improviser!

Chris is currently a Senior Engineer on the FastTrack for Azure team. By day, he works with stakeholders in startups and enterprises from developers and system admins through to Heads of Division and CTOs on accelerating their journey to the cloud, while actively listening and working with the Azure Engineering teams to further improve the Azure Platform. His primary technical areas of focus are Cloud Architecture, Cloud Native Solutions (including Kubernetes) and DevOps tooling and principals. By night, Chris is a Musical Theatre Enthusiast. He has sat as committee member for Reading Operatic Society and also performed in a number of recent productions. In his spare time, Chris also likes to regularly podcast/provide video updates to the community. Check out Chris' latest work over at

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